Third, Thirdly - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Third, Thirdly

[ 1,,G5154, tritos ]
is used
(a) as a noun, e.g., Luke 20:12, Luke 20:31; in Revelation 8:7-Revelation 8:12; Revelation 9:15, Revelation 9:18, the third part," lit., "the third;"
(b) as an adverb, with the article, "the third time," e.g., Mark 14:41; John 21:17 (twice); without the article, lit., "a third time," e.g., John 21:14; 2 Corinthians 12:14; 2 Corinthians 13:1; in enumerations, in Matthew 26:44, with ek, "from," lit., "from the third time" (the ek indicates the point of departure, especially in a succession of events, cp. John 9:24; 2 Peter 2:8); absolutely, in the accusative neuter, in 1 Corinthians 12:28, "thirdly;"
(c) as an adjective (its primary use), e.g., in the phrase "the third heaven," 2 Corinthians 12:2 [cp. HEAVEN, A, No. 1
(c), PARADISE]; in the phrase "the third hour," Matthew 20:3; Mark 15:25; Acts 2:15 ("... of the day"); Acts 23:23 ("... of the night"); in a phrase with hemera, "a day," "on the third day" (i.e., "the next day but one"), e.g., Matthew 16:21; Luke 24:46; Acts 10:40; in this connection the idiom "three days and three nights," Matthew 12:40, is explained by ref. to 1 Samuel 30:12-13, and Esther 4:16; Esther 5:1; in Mark 9:31; Mark 10:34, the RV, "after three days," follows the texts which have this phrase, the AV, "the third day," those which have the same phrase as in Matthew 16:21, etc.

Note: For "third story," Acts 20:9, RV, See STORY.

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